Summer Festival Lucca

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Summer Festival Lucca

A summer of music sounds

The Summer Festival takes place every year during the month of July, it is an international event well known to everyone.  Drawing attention to this event are famous international artists who perform.



The Event                           

 The open-air concerts take place in one of Lucca’s most beautiful and characteristic squares.  Performances are carried out on a huge platform specially erected for the occasion.  Some of the organised concerts have unique dates for assisting at live evenings listening to one’s favourite singers or bands.  The concerts vary from:  rock, pop, jazz, blues, light music, orchestral, composers, country ………

The Guests       

Since its first event in 1998 we have had, among others, the likes of artists such as:

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Eric Clapton
Crosby, Still & Nash
Neil Young
Bob Dylan
Joe Cocker
Elton John
Ray Charles
David Bowie
Ennio Morricone …..
and many others.  Needless to say that this year’s  posters are attractive too.

Ticket sales and bookings

If you want a front row seat to see your favourite artist, you must book.  Prices vary according to the artist, but free open-to-all concerts are also organised during the festival period.

The Programme  


Take a look at the programme and book.

Where to sleep during the Summer Festival

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We can provide accommodation for the occasion:  an elegant B&B at a short distance from the site of the Summer Festival, but remember to book in good time.

The Festival takes place in Piazza Napoleone (known popularly as Piazza Grande)  Lucca,  during the month of July.

Doubtless, it is a major anticipated musical event (non classical) for the city of Lucca,  with performing international artists.  Lucca can certainly welcome visitors adequately from all parts of Italy to attend its various events.  Situated at a short distance from the square, the “ Dimora dei Guelfi” B&B has put forward  its offer of pleasant and relaxing accommodation for guests who are dedicated music lovers.

N:B:  There is free entrance for disabled people.  It is, however, advisable to book by fax giving one’s full details specifying the requested date (and enclosing a copy of  the Certificate of Disability).   The accompanying person must buy a regular ticket.  For confirmation of booking, please ring 0583-46477 (the day after the fax has been sent) because of limited availability of seats.  Admission for children under the age of  6 is free in a block of seats.  For numbered seats an entrance fee is required.           

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Where to sleep for the Summer Festival:  tel. 0583-48427